The 1986 film “Night of the Creeps” is getting a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Disc release on May 28th from Scream Factory, as just announced. The film, both written & directed by Fred Dekker, starred Jason Lively, Tom Atkins, Jill Whitlow, Steve Marshall, Vic Polizos, and Allan Kayser. Tech specs and bonus materials for this release have not yet been detailed or finished, but it is known that it will be presented in a 2-disc set with both 88 and 90 minutes cuts of the film.
You can also pre-order the Collector’s Edition Blu-ray directly over at the Shout! Factory store. A “Deluxe Edition” of the film will also be available that includes the first of its kind Tom Atkins action figure. You can find that for pre-order now over at Shout! Factory’s store. Images of that figure and the packaging for that version can be found below, after the break.
The 1996 film “The Craft“ is getting a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Disc release on March 12th, via Scream Factory. The film, directed by Andrew Fleming, featured a cast of Fairuza Balk, Robin Tunney, Neve Campbell, Rachel True, and Skeet Ulrich. Tech specs for the release have not yet been detailed, but stay tuned for an update. The upcoming Collector’s Edition Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- NEW Directing The Craft – an interview with co-writer and director Andrew Fleming
- NEW Producing The Craft – an interview with producer Douglas Wick
- NEW Writing The Craft – an interview with co-writer Peter Filardi
- NEW Effecting The Craft – an interview with makeup effects supervisor
- Audio Commentary with director Andrew Fleming
- Vintage Featurette – Conjuring THE CRAFT
- Vintage Featurette – The Making of THE CRAFT
- Deleted Scenes with optional audio commentary
- Theatrical Trailer
Four films starring the two iconic horror legends will be put together in what is being called “The Boris Karloff / Bela Lugosi Collection“ on Blu-ray Disc which is coming on June 18th, via Scream Factory. The four films that are included in this 4-disc set (collection) are listed below.
- “The Black Cat” (1934)
- “The Raven” (1935)
- “The Invisible Ray” (1936)
- “Black Friday” (1940)
The tech specs for the releases will include black & white 1080p HD video in the 1.33:1 aspect for each film. It has not yet been confirmed yet, but each film will likely come with lossless mono sound, although that’s only speculation. The Blu-ray set is already available for pre-order over at Amazon and directly via Shout! Factory‘s store. According to Scream Factory “Extras are in process and will be announced on a later date.” So stay tuned for an update on this release.
Editor Note: The release date has been pushed back from April now to June. I’ve updated the post to reflect this new release date change.
The 1966 Hammer Films production “The Plague of the Zombies“ directed by John Gilling is coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 15th, 2019 via Scream Factory. The film starred André Morell, Diane Clare, Brook Williams, Alexander Davion, Jacqueline Pearce, and John Carson. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 1.66:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio Mono restored sound. The Blu-ray is now available to pre-order over at Amazon and directly over at the Shout! Factory store. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- NEW Audio Commentary with filmmaker Constantine Nasr and author/film historian Steve Haberman
- NEW Audio Commentary with author/film historian Troy Howarth
- NEW Restored Audio
- World of Hammer – Mummies, Werewolves & The Living Dead
- Raising the Dead: The Making of The Plague of the Zombies
- Restoration Comparison
- Theatrical Trailers
- Still Gallery
Further below, after the break, you can find the full official announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray release.